Anyone wondering what kind of mischief Andy Kaufman could stir up in the viral age didn't need to Google much two months ago. News spread like wildfire that the late absurdist comedian was indeed alive and lurking around Albuquerque, New Mexico parking lots like a Sasquatch in the woods. This foota ... More >>
[Look for your weekly fix from the one and only Henry Rollins right here on West Coast Sound every Thursday, and come back tomorrow for the awesomely annotated playlist for his Saturday KCRW broadcast.] At my age, state and station in life, I balance the great and utter futility of most action wit ... More >>
One of the fascinating Angelenos featured in L.A. Weekly's People 2012 issue. Check out our entire People 2012 issue here. The debut of Post & Beam, chef Govind Armstrong's Baldwin Hills restaurant -- which he had the chutzpah to open on New Year's Eve, of all nights -- was billed as a homecoming. ... More >>
Why neither the ignorance nor the bliss could last
COMPREHENSIVE THEATER LISTINGSLATEST THEATER REVIEWSSTAGE FEATURE on Leonard Nimoy and Company of AngelsL.A. SHOWS HEADING EAST â€‹SoulArt Productions presentation of Alex Lyras' The Common Air - a nominee in last year's L.A. Weekly Theatre Awards solo performance award for its 2008 run at the Asylu ... More >>
THEATER LISTINGSNEW REVIEW THEATER PICK PERICLES REDUXPhoto courtesy of Not Man Apart ProductionsScholars have long discussed whether Shakespeare wrote the entirety of Pericles, Prince of Tyre or collaborated with another writer. (Given the play's convoluted elements, most commentators ... More >>
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